|Dec. 2 5:31 PM PT6:31 PM MT7:31 PM CT8:31 PM ET20:31 ET1:31 GMT9:31 6:31 PM MST8:31 PM EST9:01 PM VEN5:31 UAE (+1)7:31 PM CT-Pujols has undergone surgery on his right foot, possibly sidelining him past opening day. The Angels said Pujols had the procedure Friday to release his plantar fascia, the ligament connecting the heel to the toes. The three-time NL MVP was bothered by plantar fasciitis repeatedly during the regular season. He also had plantar fasciitis in his left foot during the 2013 season.
Analysis: The Angels say the estimated time to return to play from the surgery is four months. Opening day for Los Angeles is April 3. Pujols, who turns 37 next month, enjoyed a return to form last season, batting .268 with 31 homers and 119 RBIs, the fourth-most in the majors. He has 591 career homers, ranking him ninth in major league history.
|Sep. 29 10:05 AM PT11:05 AM MT12:05 PM CT1:05 PM ET13:05 ET17:05 GMT1:05 10:05 AM MST12:05 PM EST12:35 PM VEN21:05 UAE12:05 PM CT-Pujols will not play in the Angels' season-ending three-game series with Houston due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
Analysis: The three-time NL MVP also sat out the previous two games with the injury. Pujols concludes a solid 2016 campaign with 31 homers, 119 RBIs - his most since 2009 - and a .268 average. The 36-year-old finished strong, hitting .336 over his final 32 games.
|Sep. 25 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET19:13 ET23:13 GMT7:13 4:13 PM MST6:13 PM EST6:43 PM VEN3:13 UAE (+1)6:13 PM CT-Pujols singled Sunday to give him a hit in five straight games.
Analysis: He's batting .386 with two homers, three doubles, eight RBIs and eight runs scored in his last 11 games.
|Sep. 25 10:20 PM PT11:20 PM MT12:20 AM CT1:20 AM ET1:20 ET5:20 GMT13:20 10:20 PM MST12:20 AM EST12:50 AM VEN9:20 UAE12:20 AM CT-The resurgent Pujols had two hits and a pair of RBIs in Saturday's rout of Houston.
Analysis: The 36-year-old superstar has turned back the clock over the last month, batting a robust .350 with eight homers and 22 RBIs in 30 games since Aug. 21. Pujols is 7 for 12 with a homer and four RBIs through the first three games of this series.
|Sep. 24 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET0:27 ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST11:57 PM VEN8:27 UAE11:27 PM CT-Pujols had his fifth multi-hit game in his last nine, going 3 for 4 wit a double in a 10-6 win at Houston on Friday.
Analysis: Pujols is batting .389 (14 for 36) with two home runs and six RBIs in his last nine games.
|Sep. 23 1:24 PM PT2:24 PM MT3:24 PM CT4:24 PM ET16:24 ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST3:54 PM VEN0:24 UAE (+1)3:24 PM CT-Pujols hit a two-run homer - his 31st of the season - as the Angels beat the Astros 2-0 on Thursday.
Analysis: Pujols' two RBIs broke a tie with Frank Robinson for 20th on the career list. His 116 RBIs this season are his most since driving in 118 in 2010. The home run was Pujols' 53rd against the Astros.
|Sep. 18 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET21:14 ET1:14 GMT9:14 6:14 PM MST8:14 PM EST8:44 PM VEN5:14 UAE (+1)8:14 PM CT-Pujols concluded a very good four-game series against Toronto with two hits and an RBI Sunday in a 4-0 win.
Analysis: Pujols went 7 for 16 with a homer and two RBIs in the four games after 1-for-15 slide.
|Sep. 18 8:58 AM PT9:58 AM MT10:58 AM CT11:58 AM ET11:58 ET15:58 GMT23:58 8:58 AM MST10:58 AM EST11:28 AM VEN19:58 UAE10:58 AM CT-Pujols hit his 590th career home run and the Angels beat Toronto 6-1 Saturday night, dropping the Blue Jays into a tie for the top two AL wild-card spots.
Analysis: Pujols hit his 30th homer. He joined Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds and Alex Rodriguez as the only players to reach 30 home runs in at least 14 seasons.
|Sep. 17 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Pujols singled and doubled Friday for his second straight two-hit game. He became the 16th player in big league history to get 600 career doubles, and joined Barry Bonds and Hank Aaron as the only players with at least 575 homers and 600 doubles.
Analysis: Pujols had been struggling with just one hit in 24 at-bats over his previous six games.
|Sep. 16 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET12:45 ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST12:15 PM VEN20:45 UAE11:45 AM CT-Pujols got back on track with two hits in Thursday's 7-2 loss to Toronto.
Analysis: The slugger had been struggling with just one hit in 24 at-bats over his previous six contests.
|Sep. 7 5:13 PM PT6:13 PM MT7:13 PM CT8:13 PM ET20:13 ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST7:43 PM VEN4:13 UAE (+1)7:13 PM CT-Pujols is expected to be back in the lineup Friday when the Angels open a series against the Rangers.
Analysis: The red-hot Pujols is batting .451 (23 for 51) with six homers and 14 RBIs during a 12-game hitting streak, and is 7 for 26 (.269) with a pair of homers lifetime against Yu Darvish, the scheduled starter for the opener.
|Sep. 7 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET15:34 ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST3:04 PM VEN23:34 UAE2:34 PM CT-Pujols and Mike Trout are both out of Wednesday's starting lineup.
Analysis: Manager Mike Scioscia says he's just giving his stars some rest.
|Sep. 7 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET0:51 ET4:51 GMT12:51 9:51 PM MST11:51 PM EST12:21 AM VEN8:51 UAE11:51 PM CT-Pujols went 2 for 4 with a run scored in Tuesday's loss at Oakland to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.
Analysis: The 36-year-old has been looking like the Pujols of old during the surge, in which he's batting an impressive .451 (23 for 51) with six homers and 14 RBIs.
|Sep. 6 6:49 AM PT7:49 AM MT8:49 AM CT9:49 AM ET9:49 ET13:49 GMT21:49 6:49 AM MST8:49 AM EST9:19 AM VEN17:49 UAE8:49 AM CT-Pujols is still getting it done. He went 2 for 5 with a double and two RBIs in Monday's 10-7 win over the A's.
Analysis: Pujols is batting .447 with six home runs and 14 RBIs over an 11-game hitting streak.
|Sep. 5 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Pujols went 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs in Sunday's win over Seattle.
Analysis: Pujols, who now has 29 homers on the season and 589 for his career, is batting .452 with six home runs and 12 RBIs during a 10-game hitting streak
|Sep. 4 10:22 AM PT11:22 AM MT12:22 PM CT1:22 PM ET13:22 ET17:22 GMT1:22 10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST12:52 PM VEN21:22 UAE12:22 PM CT-Pujols homered twice as the Los Angeles Angels beat Seattle 10-3 Saturday night.
Analysis: Pujols' 28th homer of the season, a two-run shot in the second, gave him 588 for his career to move past Frank Robinson into ninth place on the all-time list.
|Aug. 30 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET11:57 ET15:57 GMT23:57 8:57 AM MST10:57 AM EST11:27 AM VEN19:57 UAE10:57 AM CT-Pujols hit his 586th homer, tying Frank Robinson for ninth on the career list, and Los Angeles beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Monday night.
Analysis: Pujols also had an RBI single. It was Pujols' 1,801st RBI, and he's now 11 shy of tying Frank Robinson at 20th on the career list.
|Aug. 28 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET22:13 ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST9:43 PM VEN6:13 UAE (+1)9:13 PM CT-Pujols stayed hot by going 2 for 4 with a run scored in Sunday's victory at Detroit.
Analysis: The Anaheim slugger has hit safely in 11 of his last 12 games, batting .367 with four homers and 12 RBIs during that span. Pujols is 10 for 21 with two homers over a five-game hitting streak.
|Aug. 26 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET22:16 ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST9:46 PM VEN6:16 UAE (+1)9:16 PM CT-Pujols homered for the fourth time in 10 games Friday in a 4-2 loss at Detroit.
Analysis: Pujols, who hit his 585th career homer, came into the game hitting .360 against the Tigers, the best average in baseball since 2001. Pujols is 15 for 40 (.375) with four homers and 12 RBIs in his last 10 games.
|Aug. 25 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET23:05 ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST10:35 PM VEN7:05 UAE (+1)10:05 PM CT-Pujols joined some elite company Thursday, reaching 100 RBIs for the 13th time in a 6-3 win at Toronto.
Analysis: Pujols, who leads baseball with 40 RBIs since the All-Star break, joined Jimmie Foxx, Lou Gehrig, Alex Rodriguez and Babe Ruth as the only players to collect 100 or more RBIs in 13 seasons. Pujols has hit safely in eight of his last nine games, going 14 for 36 (.389) with three home runs and 11 RBIs.
|Aug. 24 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET23:35 ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST11:05 PM VEN7:35 UAE (+1)10:35 PM CT-Pujols moved into sole possession of 10th place on baseball's all-time list by hitting his 584th home run in Wednesday's win over the Blue Jays.
Analysis: He finished 4 for 4 with three RBIs. For Pujols, the homer broke a tie with Mark McGwire on the all-time list. A three-time MVP and 10-time All-Star, Pujols is two home runs shy of tying Frank Robinson for ninth place.
|Aug. 22 9:32 AM PT10:32 AM MT11:32 AM CT12:32 PM ET12:32 ET16:32 GMT0:32 9:32 AM MST11:32 AM EST12:02 PM VEN20:32 UAE11:32 AM CT-Pujols went 3 for 4 and was robbed of a two-run homer by Jacoby Ellsbury but scored all of the Angels' runs in a 2-0 win over the Yankees.
Analysis: Pujols remains tied with former former St. Louis teammate Mark McGwire for 10th on the career home run list at 583. Pujols has hit safely in six straight games, batting .333 with seven RBIs and four runs.
|Aug. 21 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET10:26 ET14:26 GMT22:26 7:26 AM MST9:26 AM EST9:56 AM VEN18:26 UAE9:26 AM CT-Pujols' solo homer in the ninth inning was the Angels' lone bright spot in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: The blast gives Pujols seven RBIs over his last five games and 96 for the season, fourth most in the majors. The future Hall of Famer also has hit safely in each of those five contests.
|Aug. 19 7:25 AM PT8:25 AM MT9:25 AM CT10:25 AM ET10:25 ET14:25 GMT22:25 7:25 AM MST9:25 AM EST9:55 AM VEN18:25 UAE9:25 AM CT-Pujols hit a two-run double Thursday.
Analysis: He now has 95 RBIs in 118 games, the same total he had last season in 157 contests.
|Aug. 17 10:24 AM PT11:24 AM MT12:24 PM CT1:24 PM ET13:24 ET17:24 GMT1:24 10:24 AM MST12:24 PM EST12:54 PM VEN21:24 UAE12:24 PM CT-Pujols hit his 22nd home run of the season Tuesday, a three-run shot that helped the Angels beat Seattle to halt an 11-game losing streak.
Analysis: Pujols had gone 4 for 37 (.108) without a homer in his previous 10 games. He is baseball's active home run leader with 582, one shy of Mark McGwire for 10th all-time. Pujols' next five games are at home, where he has seven homers and 21 RBIs in his last 13 games. He's gone 22 straight on road without homering.
|Aug. 4 7:42 AM PT8:42 AM MT9:42 AM CT10:42 AM ET10:42 ET14:42 GMT22:42 7:42 AM MST9:42 AM EST10:12 AM VEN18:42 UAE9:42 AM CT-The 36-year-old Pujols continued his torrid stretch Wednesday, hitting a walkoff two-run homer and going 3 for 5 with a double and three RBIs.
Analysis: He's batting .354 with six homers and 24 RBIs in his last 16 games. His 84 RBIs on the season are third-most in the majors.
|July 31 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET0:51 ET4:51 GMT12:51 9:51 PM MST11:51 PM EST12:21 AM VEN8:51 UAE11:51 PM CT-Pujols hit two-run homer Saturday.
Analysis: He is 11 for 27 with eight RBIs in his last six games.
|July 30 1:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET16:51 ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST3:51 PM EST4:21 PM VEN0:51 UAE (+1)3:51 PM CT-Pujols had a second straight two-hit game Friday and scored a run in a loss to the Red Sox.
Analysis: Pujols is batting .391 in his last five games but has gone nine straight without an extra-base hit.
|July 29 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Pujols went 2 for 4 on Thursday.
Analysis: He's batting .341 with four homers and 18 RBIs in his last 11 games.
|July 27 8:05 AM PT9:05 AM MT10:05 AM CT11:05 AM ET11:05 ET15:05 GMT23:05 8:05 AM MST10:05 AM EST10:35 AM VEN19:05 UAE10:05 AM CT-Pujols had two hits and drove in a run Tuesday.
Analysis: He's batting .361 with four homers and an eye-popping 17 RBIs in his last nine games.
|July 26 7:11 AM PT8:11 AM MT9:11 AM CT10:11 AM ET10:11 ET14:11 GMT22:11 7:11 AM MST9:11 AM EST9:41 AM VEN18:11 UAE9:11 AM CT-Pujols went 3 for 4 with four RBIs on Monday.
Analysis: He's batting .367 with four homers and 16 RBIs in his last eight games.
|July 21 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST12:03 PM VEN20:33 UAE11:33 AM CT-Pujols had two hits, drove in a run and scored twice as the Angels shut down a late rally by the AL West-leading Rangers in a 7-4 win Wednesday night that gave Los Angeles a three-game sweep.
Analysis: Pujols is 7 for 13 with four homers, 12 RBIs and six runs in the last four games. The Angels begin a series with the Astros on Friday, and Pujols is batting .407 with two home runs against them this season and is 4 for 11 with two extra-base hits lifetime against scheduled starter Lance McCullers.
|July 17 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET21:29 ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST8:59 PM VEN5:29 UAE (+1)8:29 PM CT-Pujols had his second two-homer game of the season in Sunday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: It was the 53rd multi-homer game for Pujols, who has 577 career home runs to leave him six shy of tying Mark McGwire for 10th on the all-time list.
|July 7 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET19:19 ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST6:49 PM VEN3:19 UAE (+1)6:19 PM CT-Pujols went 2 for 3 with an RBI on Thursday.
Analysis: Pujols is batting .367 with 11 RBIs in his last 12 games.
|July 4 4:09 PM PT5:09 PM MT6:09 PM CT7:09 PM ET19:09 ET23:09 GMT7:09 4:09 PM MST6:09 PM EST6:39 PM VEN3:09 UAE (+1)6:09 PM CT-Pujols extended his hitting streak to 10 games Monday.
Analysis: Pujols is hitting .381 with three homers and 11 RBIs over that stretch.
|July 2 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET23:53 ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST11:23 PM VEN7:53 UAE (+1)10:53 PM CT-Pujols hit his 575th career homer - a two-run shot - and had five RBIs for the Angels in Saturday's 21-2 thrashing of the Red Sox.
Analysis: Pujols has been on a tear, batting .412 with three homers and three doubles in the last eight games.
|June 30 7:45 AM PT8:45 AM MT9:45 AM CT10:45 AM ET10:45 ET14:45 GMT22:45 7:45 AM MST9:45 AM EST10:15 AM VEN18:45 UAE9:45 AM CT-Pujols finished with two more hits - including a double - and an RBI in Wednesday's loss to Houston.
Analysis: Pujols has gone 11 for 26 with two home runs and five RBIs over his last six games.
|June 29 11:01 PM PT12:01 AM MT1:01 AM CT2:01 AM ET2:01 ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST1:31 AM VEN10:01 UAE1:01 AM CT-Pujols continued his hot stretch with two hits - including an RBI single - Tuesday against Houston.
Analysis: El Hombre also recorded a rare stolen base in the Angels' 7-1 loss. Pujols is 9 for 22 with a pair of homers over a five-game hitting streak and is batting .326 over his last 11 games.
|June 27 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET16:46 GMT0:46 9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST12:16 PM VEN20:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Pujols pounded out a season high-tying three hits in Sunday's 7-6 victory over the A's.
Analysis: Pujols has gone 6 for 15 with two homers and three RBIs over his last three games.
|June 26 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Pujols hit his 574th homer Saturday to snap a tie with Harmon Killebrew for 11th place on baseball's career list.
Analysis: It was Pujols' second homer in two nights and No. 14 on the season, but the Angels lost their sixth in a row and fell to a season-worst 13 games under .500 (31-44).
|June 25 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET11:25 ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST10:55 AM VEN19:25 UAE10:25 AM CT-Pujols hit 573rd career homer Friday, tying Harmon Killebrew for 11th on baseball's career list.
Analysis: It was his 13th of the season - first since June 5.
|June 22 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)5:54 PM CT-Pujols missed his second straight game Wednesday with an injured left hamstring.
Analysis: Angels manager Mike Scioscia said it's too soon to be thinking about placing Pujols on the disabled list and that he's day to day.
|June 16 10:43 AM PT11:43 AM MT12:43 PM CT1:43 PM ET13:43 ET17:43 GMT1:43 10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST1:13 PM VEN21:43 UAE12:43 PM CT-Pujols snapped out of his recent funk by going 2 for 5 with an RBI in Wednesday's 10-2 home win over the Twins.
Analysis: Pujols had been 4 for 32 with one extra-base hit over his previous eight games.
|June 10 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Pujols went 1 for 12 in the last three games at Yankee Stadium as the Angels suffered a four-game sweep.
Analysis: Pujols should be happy to return home, where he is batting .349 with three homers, three doubles and nine RBIs in his last 12 games.
|June 7 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET0:08 ET4:08 GMT12:08 9:08 PM MST11:08 PM EST11:38 PM VEN8:08 UAE11:08 PM CT-Pujols went 2 for 3 in Monday's loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: He is 12 for 30 in his last nine games.
|May 30 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET14:42 ET18:42 GMT2:42 11:42 AM MST1:42 PM EST2:12 PM VEN22:42 UAE1:42 PM CT-Pujols was 3 for 6 on Sunday.
Analysis: Pujols has been a bust with a .734 OPS.
|May 29 11:17 AM PT12:17 PM MT1:17 PM CT2:17 PM ET14:17 ET18:17 GMT2:17 11:17 AM MST1:17 PM EST1:47 PM VEN22:17 UAE1:17 PM CT-Pujols homered in a second straight game during Saturday's loss to Houston.
Analysis: The aging former MVP has three homers in his last five games, though those are his only three hits in 19 at-bats during that stretch.
|May 28 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET20:46 ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST8:16 PM VEN4:46 UAE (+1)7:46 PM CT-Pujols contributed a two-run homer to Friday's win over Houston.
Analysis: The once-mighty slugger is hitting a paltry .219 for the season, though the power is still there. Pujols is up to 10 homers and 33 RBIs and has knocked in six runs over his last five games.
|May 17 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Pujols collected three hits Monday.
Analysis: Pujols raised his average 15 points to .212.
|Apr. 26 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Pujols smacked a pair of solo homers in Monday's victory over Kansas City.
Analysis: The Anaheim star is finally heating up after a rough start. After batting .132 through the first 18 games, Pujols is 4 for 8 with three homers over the last two.
|Apr. 18 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Pujols hit his second home run in three games on Sunday, a first-inning two-run shot.
Analysis: He has seven RBIs in his last five games.
|Apr. 16 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Pujols was 2 for 3 with his first home run in Friday's loss in Minnesota.
Analysis: Pujols has five RBIs in his last three games, but he's batting .216. The average might not be a huge surprise after he hit a career-low .244 last year, but that included 40 home runs.